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Austin E. Cofrin School of Business

Student Organizations

Accounting Students Association

The purpose of the Accounting Students Association is to encourage and support accounting students by strengthening interactions and communication among faculty, students, and business professionals. All students are welcome to join. To run for an office, the student must be a paid member of the organization with a major/minor in accounting and have completed intermediate accounting. However, experience in other student organizations may be an exception to these criteria. Visit the ASA site.

American Marketing Association

The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the professional association for individuals and organizations who are leading the practice, teaching, and development of marketing worldwide. UW-Green Bay’s chapter of the American Marketing Association was one of 17 chapters across the country to receive “Outstanding Membership” recognition from American Marketing Association (AMA).

Future Business Leaders of America

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit education association with a quarter million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields.

SIFE

SIFE is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders. Participating students form teams on their university campuses and apply business concepts to develop outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. An annual series of regional and national competitions provides a forum for teams to present the results of their projects, and to be evaluated by business leaders serving as judges. National champion teams advance to the prestigious SIFE World Cup. In addition to the community aspect of the program, SIFE’s leadership and career initiatives create meaningful opportunities for learning and exchange among the participants as well as the placement of students and alumni with companies in search of emerging talent. Visit the SIFE site.

Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession.

Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

Through VITA, a program sponsored by the IRS, you help lower income taxpayers and fellow students prepare their income tax returns at one of several locations in the Green Bay area for a couple of hours each week between February 15 and April 15. As a VITA volunteer, you get hands-on experience in dealing with clients and applying principles you learn in the classroom to real life situations, which should prove helpful in your professional career. In addition, you will gain a great sense of satisfaction from having provided a valuable service to the community and the taxpayers you assist. Visit the VITA site.